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Dr. Paul Gardner, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.5 (39)
Map Pin Small Pittsburgh, PA
Accepting new patients
23 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Paul Gardner, MD

Dr. Paul Gardner, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 23 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH / MAIN CAMPUS and is affiliated with UPMC Presbyterian, UPMC Altoona and UPMC Hamot. Dr. Gardner, completed a residency at UPMC-Presbyterian. Patients rated Dr. Gardner an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Gardner works at Practice in Pittsburgh, PA. They frequently treat conditions like Cancer of Cerebral Meninges, Hypothalamus Cancer and Meningiomas along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Gardner's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Upmc Presbyterian
    200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (412) 647-3685
  2. 2
    Office
    4100 Allequippa St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (866) 482-7488
  3. 3
    Office
    200 Lothrop St Rm 9055, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (412) 647-6385

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • UPMC Presbyterian
  • UPMC Altoona
  • UPMC Hamot

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Hypothalamus Cancer
Meningiomas

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Hypothalamus Cancer
Meningiomas
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Brain Cancer
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Brain Surgery
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Craniopharyngioma
Traumatic Brain Injury
Bone Cancer
Brain Aneurysm
Cerebral Edema
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Stenosis
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Nerve Cancer
Epilepsy
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Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteosarcoma
Spinal Stenosis
Subdural Hemorrhage
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
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Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Tumor
Broken Neck
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cavernous Malformation Brain
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chondrosarcoma
Chordoma
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Communicating Hydrocephalus
Compressed Spinal Cord
Cranial Trauma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Tear
Hemifacial Spasm
Herniated Disc
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Moyamoya Disease
Myelomalacia
Myelopathy
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neurofibrosarcoma
Neurogenic Bowel
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Polyneuropathy
Radiculopathy
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Skull Base Lesions
Skull Base Tumor
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spine Deformities
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Torticollis
Traumatic Cerebral Edema
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vertebral Column Tumors
Brain Tumor Surgery
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Carpal Tunnel Release
Complex Skull Base Surgery
Craniotomy
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery
Endoscopic Microvascular Decompression
Endoscopic Neurosurgery
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Microvascular Decompression
Neuroplasty
Neurosurgical Procedures
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Pituitary Gland Tumor Resection
Pituitary Surgery
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Skull Base Surgery
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotaxis
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vestibular Schwanoma Surgery
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    • Aetna
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    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CareSource
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • First Health
    • Gateway Health Plan
    • Golden Rule
    • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    • HealthSmart
    • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Humana
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Midwest Health Plan
    • MultiPlan
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • UPMC Health Plan
    • Wells Fargo Insurance

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    4.5
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    Based on 39 ratings
    Patient Ratings (39)
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    4 Star
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    About Dr. Paul Gardner, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1407936271
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • UPMC-Presbyterian
    Residency
    Internship
    • UPMC Presby University Pittsburgh
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH / MAIN CAMPUS
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Florida State University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Paul Gardner, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Gardner is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Gardner has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Gardner has seen patients for Cancer of Cerebral Meninges, Hypothalamus Cancer and Meningiomas, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Gardner on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    39 patients have reviewed Dr. Gardner. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Gardner.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Gardner, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Gardner appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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